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Hospitality and Tourism Department

Associate in Science

Hospitality and Tourism Management

HMGT-AS

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Greg Nenstiel, Dean, (727) 341-3026
Alanna Olah, Instructor-in-Charge, (727) 341-7144

Program Summary

Students are exposed to a variety of courses in business administration in addition to hotel management courses, which enables them to make appropriate business decisions. The goal of this program is to prepare successful students for careers in hotels, cruise ships, resorts and restaurants or transferring to a state university in the same discipline. The general college admissions policy applies to all students entering the Hospitality and Tourism Management program.

Fully transferable to a Bachelor's Degree at University of South Florida - Sarasota/Manatee.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1252090101: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Federal CIP Code

52.0901: Hospitality Administration/Management, General.


Graduation Rules

Complete the support and professional core courses listed in the program with a "C" or higher and a 2.0 overall average.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition I

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Mathematics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

SUPPORT COURSES
Communications - Speech (Complete 3 credits)

Business and Professional Speaking
3

SUPPORT COURSES
Computer/Information Literacy Competency (Complete 1 course)

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 42 credits

Financial Accounting
3
Introduction to Business
3
Introductory Food Production Management
3
Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
3
Housekeeping Operations
3
Front Office Procedures
3
Operations and Service Practicum
2
Food Service Operations
3
Hospitality Cost Controls
3
Hospitality Law
3
The Event Industry *
3
Hospitality Internship
3
Supervisory Management
3
Principles of Marketing
3
Customer Service I: Developing A Spirit of Customer Service
1

* Previously HFT XXXX. Updated 11.1.2017

60
Total Credits